Wounded British and Belgium soldiers retreating from Mons, 1914 during The Great War. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)

Wounded British and Belgium soldiers retreating from Mons, 1914 during The Great War. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)

WWI: Brigadier- General J.V. Campbell (on bridge) congratulates soldiers of the 46th (North Midland) Division at Riqueval after their successful crossing of the St. Quentin Canal. - Found via Buzzfeed

WWI: Brigadier- General J.V. Campbell (on bridge) congratulates soldiers of the 46th (North Midland) Division at Riqueval after their successful crossing of the St. Quentin Canal. - Found via Buzzfeed

the angels of mons: A group of Angels protected members of the British army at the battle of Mons at the onset of WW1, August 22-23 1914. This account was entered in both British officers journals and the German. The angels are believed to be Crusaders of St. George, who died from the plague near mons on the second Crusade.

the angels of mons: A group of Angels protected members of the British army at the battle of Mons at the onset of WW1, August 22-23 1914. This account was entered in both British officers journals and the German. The angels are believed to be Crusaders of St. George, who died from the plague near mons on the second Crusade.

An aerial view of the WWI Loos-Hulluch trench system in France. British trenches are situated on the left of the photo, and German trenches on the right - in the middle of the two is no man’s land. July 22, 1917

An aerial view of the WWI Loos-Hulluch trench system in France. British trenches are situated on the left of the photo, and German trenches on the right - in the middle of the two is no man’s land. July 22, 1917

Harry Patch. Harry was the last Tommy to survive the horror of the trenches of WWI. He died aged 111 in 2009. He never forgot those lost and always made sure to remember lost Germans as well as Allied troops. A quote from Harry: "Irrespective of the uniforms we wore, we were all victims."

Harry Patch. Harry was the last Tommy to survive the horror of the trenches of WWI. He died aged 111 in 2009. He never forgot those lost and always made sure to remember lost Germans as well as Allied troops. A quote from Harry: "Irrespective of the uniforms we wore, we were all victims."

During World War I, wounded soldiers who had been sent to Paris to recover were drilled in the cavernous Grand Palais to prepare them for a return to the front 1916

During World War I, wounded soldiers who had been sent to Paris to recover were drilled in the cavernous Grand Palais to prepare them for a return to the front 1916

Soldier's comrades watching him as he sleeps, Thievpal, France, during World War I (National Library of Scotland).

Soldier's comrades watching him as he sleeps, Thievpal, France, during World War I (National Library of Scotland).

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